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Blazing Transitions II – New birch painting

April 25th, 2012
Blazing Transitions II ©2012 Niki Gulley
48″ x 36″ • Textured painting on canvas

I used to love it as a kid when my parents would take me to the forest preserves near our home outside of Chicago. We would spend the whole day bike riding, picnicking and being immersed in nature and I relished this time with my family. In Blazing Transitions II I wanted to recreate those warm memories, choosing reds and yellows of autumn to heighten those happy feelings and using energetic strokes with my paint reminiscent of a carefree, simpler time.

If you’d like more information on my textured aspen and birch tree paintings, e-mail Niki Gulley.

Or if you’re in the Dallas / Fort Worth area this weekend, please stop by my booth, #J-5, at Southlake’s Art in the Square.

Art in the Square 
Fri. Apr. 27 • 4pm – 9pm 
Sat. Apr. 28 • 10am – 9pm 
Sun. Apr. 29 • 11am – 5pm 
Southlake, TX • Southlake Town Square • 234 State St. 
ArtInTheSquare.com

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“Traversing Splendor” – New textured oil painting by Niki Gulley

March 7th, 2012
“Traversing Splendor” ©2012 Niki Gulley
48″ x 60″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

I wanted you to feel the joy and peacefulness of walking through the forest ablaze with color on a beautiful autumn day. With soft light illuminating the walkway and the distance sparkling in golden light, the only sounds to be heard are the crunching of fallen leaves underfoot and a slight breeze flickering the leaves overhead. What lies ahead? The mysterious glow from beyond beckons you forward.

Email me for more information on this birch painting.

Or, visit my website at NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary oil paintings.

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Ruby Woods pastel

November 24th, 2010

“Ruby Woods” ©2010 Niki Gulley
pastel • 25″ X 19″
In “Ruby Woods,” I wanted you to be transported to a beautiful autumn day, completely surrounded by nature. Hiking through the forest, hearing the leaves crunching under foot and the canopy rustling above, you can be totally carefree and lost in the peaceful moment. Making short energetic strokes with my pastels and including vivid warm colors add to that joyful feeling of being immersed in nature.

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Fire and Gold oil painting

August 9th, 2010

“Fire and Gold” ©2010 Niki Gulley
oil on canvas • 36″ x 48″

I used to love it as a kid when my parents would take me to the forest preserves near our home outside of Chicago. We would spend the whole day bike riding, picnicking and being immersed in nature and I relished this time with my family. In Fire and Gold I wanted to recreate those warm memories, choosing reds and yellows of autumn to heighten those happy feelings and using energetic strokes with my paint reminiscent of a carefree, simpler time.

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Muted Hues

October 25th, 2009

“Muted Hues” ©2009 Niki Gulley
36″ x 36″ oil on canvas

I paint a lot of bold fall foliage scenes from Colorado and farther north, but I wanted this painting to have a more peaceful feel so I used much softer, more muted color palette to add to that mood. For more information on Muted Hues, e-mail me at niki@nikigulley.com. or you can see this painting hanging at the Dutch Art Gallery in Dallas.

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